Learning scientist and head geek. Formally Labster CTO
16 November 2016
Edutech announces Partnership with Labster to launch Virtual Reality solutions for STEM education
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Edutech and Labster announce their partnership, aimed at progressing the next generation of researchers and scientists from the Middle East to change the world.
Labster develops fully interactive, virtual laboratory simulations to empower STEM students. Labster unifies a cutting-edge virtual environment with robust content to drive student engagement and increase learning outcomes, all while significantly reducing educational costs. By using Labster’s next generation simulations, both school and university students can perform open-ended investigations with simulated lab equipment. Labster uses storytelling to contextualize each simulation in real-world scenarios, and simulations are further enhanced by 3D molecular animations and guided assessments tools.
Edutech, a pioneer and a leader in technology solutions for education and learning is working with academic institutions and government across the Middle East to implement Labster into their teaching strategies and curriculum. Shameema Parveen, CEO of Edutech commented “With innovation high on the agenda of governments across the Middle East, Labster offers academic institutions an opportunity to provide their students with the newest methods of learning which are Virtual Reality & Interactive Simulations, an essential to keep students engaged. Labster is also addressing the challenge to inspire more students from our region to pursue STEM careers by creating an immersive learning experience which has proven to dramatically increase learning outcomes. We are excited to be at the forefront of the next frontier of VR in learning with Labster”.
Labster is the global leader in providing full interactive, virtual laboratory simulations to higher education. Founded in Copenhagen in 2012, their pioneering labs engage students and increase participation in STEM curricula – all while increasing student outcomes and improving retention rates. Labster prioritizes students and works closely with university partners to deliver labs that best augment academic performance. Learn more about Labster at http://www.labster.com
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Edutech is a leading provider of education solutions. We enable academic institutions and corporate organizations to improve performance by facilitating ‘knowledge enrichment and skills enhancement’. As “learning specialists”, we assist companies, academic institutions and governments to create an environment that fosters a community of continuous learning and improvement. Founded in 1991 in Dubai, Edutech has grown into a regional leader, with offices across the Middle East and India offering an entire spectrum of education solutions that enhance learning in classrooms, libraries, corporate and industrial training centers and school, college and vocational laboratories. Our R&D team, comprising of specialists in learning pedagogy, implementation methodology, emerging technologies and curriculum design continuously scan the market for trends, needs and opportunities to evolve new generation learning solutions. Over the years, in addition to contributing to enhanced customer performance and improved learning outcomes, we have worked closely with our partners in creating product and service solutions which have captured the imagination of the end user community. For more information please visit: http://www.edutech.com/.
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